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Tomato Mustard Curry Recipe Details

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 3 People
Author: Cooking Rocking


  • 5 medium size tomatoes
  • 1 medium size chopped onion slices
  • 3 tbsp black mustard ( 1 tbsp = 14-15 gm )
  • 5-6 garlic cloves
  • 1 Red Chili
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder ( 1 tsp = 4-5 gm )
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp fennel seeds
  • 2 tbsp jaggery
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil as required


  • Instruction For Making Tomato Mustard Curry
    • Cut each tomato into 4 pieces.
    • Put 1tsp of oil in a wok or a pan & heat it. Add tomato pieces into it.
    • Now add 1tsp turmeric powder, salt and mix it. Cover it for 2 minutes on medium flame. ( Do not cook it much )
    • Meanwhile, in a blending jar add 3 tbsp black mustard, 4 garlic cloves, 1 red chili, and 1/3 cup water. Blend it and make a smooth Mustard paste.
    • Shift the tomatoes into a bowl. Again add 1tbsp oil in a pan.
    • Add 1tsp cumin seeds, fennel seeds, and red chili. Allow it to splutter.
    • After spluttering, add crushed garlic, chopped onion slices and saute it on medium flame.
    • Pour the smooth mustard paste into it and stir it for ½ minute.
    • Add cooked tomatoes and mix it well. Pour 1cup of water or as per your need.
    • Add salt as per taste and 2tbsp Jaggery. Mix it well on high flame.
    • Switch off the flame. ( Do not cook it for a long time, because the taste of mustard will become bitter )
    • Now serve the tomato mustard curry or tomato rai with hot rice or chapati.